The Resource Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman, (electronic resource)

Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman, (electronic resource)

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Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball
Title
Baseball miscellany
Title remainder
everything you always wanted to know about baseball
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Silverman
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Language
eng
Summary
Provides color photographs and miscellaneous information about some of the fascinating individuals, lore, facts, and statistics in America's national pastime
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
796.357/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV873
LC item number
.S499 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman, (electronic resource)
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Baseball miscellany : everything you always wanted to know about baseball, Matthew Silverman, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Contents
Why does the visiting team always bat first? -- How does a curveball curve? -- Why was Joe diMaggio called "The Yankee Clipper"? -- Why is the next batter considered to be "on deck"? -- When did umpires start using hand signals? -- Why do some new stadiums have the same name as old ones? -- Why do pitchers throw overhand in baseball and underhand in softball? -- Why do teams start a different pitcher each day? -- Why is the number 42 on the wall at every stadium? -- Why is there a National League and an American League? -- What is a Met? -- Why is the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York? -- Sp who invented baseball? -- Why is the spitball illegal? -- Why do managers wear uniforms in the dugout? -- The names for baseman, outfields, pitcher, and catcher make sense : but why "shortstop"? -- What is the loss column and why is it so important? -- Why do some teams not have player's names on the back of their uniforms? -- Who won the first World Series? -- Just what is a sandlot anyway? -- Why is there a seventh-inning stretch? -- Who wrote "Take me out to the ball game"? -- How many times did Ty Cobb steal home? -- Why is there ivy on the walls at Wrigley Field? -- Why is Fenway Park;s "Green Monster" so tall? -- Why does St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa sometimes bat the pitcher eighth? -- What is the most memorable stadium promotion ever held?
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ocn813838418
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616081966
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote

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